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Gretchen Mork


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Gretchen Mork, author of smooth start phonics, has been teaching reading for forty years, mainly as a volunteer working with the most needy children. She has two grown children and a 14-year-old daughter who has been homeschooled for four years. Gretchen lives with her husband, Fred, in a rural area east of San Francisco. You can find out more by writing to her at 1040 Garcia Ranch Road, Martinez, CA 94553.


Homeschooling Articles by Gretchen Mork

Homeschooling: A Boon for Crack Babies? A true story about how homeschooling approaches are helping three children in Northern California.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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